Clinical Conference: Glaucoma

Friday, October 20 at 8:45 am to 2:30 pm
Pomerantz Family Pavilion, Braley Auditorium
720 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa

Topic: Glaucoma

Featured Speaker: Robert Ritch, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, FARVO, DSc (Hon)
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mansour F. Armaly Lecture

Faculty Host: Dan Bettis, MD

 8:45 AM     Lecture:  Exfoliation Syndrome: A New Frontier (Mansour F. Armaly Lecture)

 9:30 AM      Case Presentations and Discussions

10:00 AM     Break

10:30 AM     Case Presentations and Discussions

12:00 PM     Lunch –East Room (Elevator F to 8th FL)

 1:00 PM      Lecture: Normal-Tension Glaucoma: A Nocturnal Disease

 2:00 PM      ADJOURN



The series of clinical conferences sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology presents updates information on a broad spectrum of clinical issues and approaches that are of value and interest to the practicing ophthalmologist.

Continuing Medical Education 

CME ACCREDITATION:  The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME CREDIT DESIGNATION:  The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (approval pending) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A $50 fee will be charged for continuing education credit to those physicians who are not members of the Iowa Eye Association.  (The CME fee for Iowa Eye Association members  is covered by your membership fee.) Please make checks payable to Iowa Eye Association and send to Pat Zahs, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1091.

General Information

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Denise Rettig in advance at (319)356-0357.


Joe Schmidt, MBA, Ophthalmology Director of External Relations, welcomes your comments and suggestions. He can be reached at (319)384-8529 or via e-mail: For more conference information and to register, contact: Tonya Looker at 319-356-8161 or via e-mail